Celebrity Autobiography to Salute the Tonys With Words by Ethel Merman, Carol Channing and More

News   Celebrity Autobiography to Salute the Tonys With Words by Ethel Merman, Carol Channing and More
Tovah Feldshuh, Mario Cantone and Rachel Dratch will take part in a special Tony Awards-themed presentation of Celebrity Autobiography: In Their Own Words June 6 at the Triad Theater.

Mario Cantone
Mario Cantone Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN

The 7 PM presentation will offer highlights from memoirs and autobiographies of Broadway legends, including Carol Channing, Ethel Merman and Lauren Bacall, as well as David Hasselhoff, Susan Lucci, and Madonna, who have also appeared on Broadway stages. Classics from Celebrity Autobiography will also be included.

The 2011 Tony Awards will be presented June 12 at the Beacon Theatre.

Joining Feldshuh, Cantone and Dratch will be Eugene Pack, Dayle Reyfel, Julian Sands and Alan Zweibel.

Celebrity Autobiography, according to producers, "features a line-up of rotating performers who interpret the actual words and stories written by the famous and the infamous, in both solo and ensemble 'chamber' pieces."

The evening includes selections of autobiographies by Sarah Palin, Carrie Prejean, Ozzy Osbourne, Tiger Woods, Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Ivana Trump, Vanna White, Mr. T, Star Jones, Kenny Loggins, Tommy Lee, Sylvester Stallone, 'N Sync, Zsa Zsa Gabor, David Cassidy, Neil Sedaka, Britney Spears, Madonna, Burt Reynolds, Loni Anderson, Elizabeth Taylor, Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds.

For tickets, priced $35-$100, phone (212) 868-4444 or visit Smarttix.com.

The Triad Theater has a two-drink minimum and is a cash-only venue. The Triad is located in Manhattan at 158 West 72nd Street.

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